Air Force Falcons vs Wyoming Cowboys Prediction, 9/16/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Air Force Falcons vs Wyoming Cowboys
Date: Friday, September 16, 2022
Location: Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, WY
Odds/Point Spread: Cowboys (+16)
The Air Force Falcons (2-0) are headed to Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium on Friday where they will compete against the Wyoming Cowboys (2-1). Air Force opens this matchup as 16-point favorites. The total has been set at 50.
The Air Force Falcons come into this game with a record of 2-0 this year. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Falcons played the Colorado Buffaloes and went home with a win by a final score of 41-10. Haaziq Daniels finished 1/5 with 8 yards through the air. He had a quarterback rate of 33.4 and walked away from the game without throwing an interception. Brad Roberts led the offense in rushing for the Falcons with 24 attempts for 174 yards (7.3 yds per carry). In the game, they had 75 plays which totaled 443 yds. The Air Force Falcons ran the football 70 times and amassed 435 yds, which had them averaging 6.2 yards per tote. On the ground, the Falcons gave up 111 yards on 32 attempts, which is 3.5 yds per rush surrendered. Air Force relinquished 5 pass completions on 21 tries for a total of 51 yards, and a completion rate of 23.8%.
Regarding scoring, the Air Force Falcons are averaging 44.5 points per contest. As a unit they hold an average of 508.5 yards rushing ranking this team at 1st in the country. The Falcons currently have 1,134 yards in total this year. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Air Force has earned 1 touchdown through the air and 10 touchdowns via the ground. Air Force has recorded 48 first downs as a team, and they have been called for 8 penalties for 46 yds. They have given the ball to the opposition 5 times.
The Falcons rank 29th in college football concerning team defense, conceding 13.5 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.1 yards per tote and 115.0 rushing yards per game so far this year. In total, they have conceded 230 rushing yards through 2 outings. When talking about yards through the air, the Falcons have given up 337 yards which has them sitting in 28th in the nation. They have surrendered 168.5 yards per contest via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 47.2%. Over the course of this season, they are conceding 283.5 yards/outing which puts them 30th in the country. They have yielded 2 touchdowns through the air in addition to 1 touchdown running the ball.
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The Cowboys head into this matchup 2-1 for this season. When they last played, the Cowboys went home victorious with a score of 33-10 when they faced the Northern Colorado Bears. Andrew Peasley ended the contest with 144 yards on 19/30 through the air while his QB rating was 103.7. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 4.8. Titus Swen carried the ball 15 times for 76 yards, ending the contest with 5.1 yds per attempt for Wyoming. The Cowboys finished the contest with 293 yds while they ran 77 plays (3.8 yds per play). Wyoming ran the ball for 3.2 yards per tote, totaling 149 yds on 47 attempts. Wyoming allowed 24 running attempts for 15 yds (0.6 yds per rush). The Cowboys passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 44.4%, surrendering 132 yards on 16 for 36 through the air.
The Wyoming Cowboys average 301.3 yards/outing, which has them ranked 118th in Division 1. The Wyoming offense has totaled 152 yards of penalties on 17 infractions, which is good for 28th in the country in terms of giving up free yards. During this campaign thus far, the Cowboys have racked up 430 passing yards as well as an average of 143.3 throwing yards per contest, which ranks 120th in the nation. When discussing their ability to score points, the Cowboys sit 91st in the country holding an average of 26.3 points per contest.
The Cowboys are conceding 28.3 points per contest, which has them sitting 87th in Division 1. Wyoming has conceded a total of 334 yards via the ground game (111.3 yards per contest) in addition to 4 touchdowns rushing for the campaign. This season, they have given up 85 total points. They have allowed 6 touchdowns via the pass as well as 269.7 yards per game, which has them ranked 105th in D-1. The Cowboys defense has participated in 225 plays, which ranks 130th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cowboys +16
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